FRESHFIELD, DOUGLAS W. 1845-1934.
The Exploration of the Caucasus. London & New York: Edward Arnold, 1896.
2 volumes. 8vo. 79 plates, most of which are photogravures, including 3 folding panoramas, 4 folding maps, illustrations in the text. Original green cloth over green cloth boards, spine stamped in gilt, t.e.g. Toning to verso of one panel of folding map stored in second volume pocket, mild toning to margins of second panorama in second volume, rear hinge in first volume partially cracked, spines sunned, light shelfwear.
FIRST EDITION. Freshfield served as president of the Royal Geographic Society and of the Alpine Club. He was editor of the Alpine Journal from 1872-1880.